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A Middletown community honors its U.S. military veterans

By Steven Hoffman, Aug 30, 2016, Categories: News, Local History

A crowd of more than 150 people turned out to honor the 50 Springmill residents who served during the Vietnam era, 1959 to 1975, and another 20 residents who served during the Korean War era, 1950 to 1955

Looking at how the paths of history intersect in Middletown

By Steven Hoffman, Aug 25, 2015, Categories: Today, News, Local History

'Middletown Goes to War' documents hundreds of years of service

What happened to Middletown’s World War II Honor Roll?

By Steven Hoffman, Apr 07, 2015, Categories: Today, Local History

A local historian is leading the effort to identify all of Middletown's World War II veterans

Middletowns across the country

By Steven Hoffman, Mar 31, 2015, Categories: Today, Local History

Here's a look at Middletown, Delaware...and other Middletowns across the U.S.

Bringing history alive is a group effort

By Steven Hoffman, Mar 19, 2015, Categories: Today, Local History

Living in a place like Middletown is fun for a family so interested in history.

History comes alive with the Historic Odessa Foundation's education programs

By Kerigan Butt, Jan 09, 2015, Categories: Today, Local History

An enclave of historic buildings in Odessa remain relatively untouched by the development that has occurred all around them in the state of Delaware.

Middletown’s Olde Tyme Peach Festival turns 20

By Kerigan Butt, Jan 09, 2015, Categories: Today, Recreation, Local History

The Olde Tyme Peach Festival isn't an old-timer—not yet—but it did reach its 20th anniversary this year. Middletown's largest annual event continues to be a tribute to the most important crop in the area's history.

Q & A Roxane Ferguson, Executive Director, Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce

By Kerigan Butt, Jan 09, 2015, Categories: Today, Local History, Business

If the Middletown business climate has become, in recent years, one of the fastest-growing areas for commerce in Delaware, then the work of the Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce, under the direction of Executive Director Roxane Ferguson, is partly responsible.

Celebrate Delaware's history in May

By Kerigan Butt, Jan 08, 2015, Categories: News, Local History

The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will be offering 19 programs during May.

Preserving the past is a full-time job

By Kerigan Butt, Jan 08, 2015, Categories: Local History

The Historic Odessa Foundation oversees a village where time stood still

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